Hashtag Trending Dec. 23- Social media distrust; engineers love blockchain; No vaccine, no pay at Intel

Files from Tom Li Social media users don’t trust the platforms they use, silicon valley engineers are fervently pursuing blockchain opportunities, and Intel will be placing unvaccinated employees on unpaid leave next year.

Published on: December 23rd, 2021 Samira Balsara

Hashtag Trending Dec. 17 – Apple in-office delay; Metaverse needs power; T-mobile increases minimum wage

Files from Jori Negin-Shecter Apple delays its office reopening, Intel says the metaverse will require a huge leap in computing power, and T-Mobile significantly hikes its minimum wage.   That’s all the tech

Published on: December 17th, 2021 Samira Balsara

Hashtag trending Nov. 18 – Apple softens right to repair stance; FTC wants to make online subs easier to cancel; Amazon boots Visa

With files from Tom Li Apple to provide official iPhone parts to consumers, FTC wants to tighten rules around subscription cancellation, and Visa and Amazon are in a spat. That’s all the tech

Published on: November 18th, 2021 Samira Balsara

Hashtag Trending Oct. 19- Google CEO on the climate crisis; Facebook disputes AI claim; New MacBook Pro

Files from Jori Negin-Shecter   Google’s CEO warns we’re running out of time on the Climate Crisis, Facebook disputes a claim that says their AI can’t deal with hate speech, and Apple drops

Published on: October 19th, 2021 Samira Balsara

Hashtag Trending September 30- Amazon’s Astro; Samsung semiconductor factor; Apple remote work

With files from Samira Balsara Before we start today’s episode, our sponsor Acronis will be hosting a panel discussion on the Canadian security landscape. If you want to learn how to best respond

Published on: September 30th, 2021 Jori Negin-Shecter

Hashtag Trending September 24 – European Commission Mandates USB-C; Social Media Platforms Sue Texas; Fedex’s Autonomous Delivery

The European Commission hopes to mandate USB-C on smartphones, Texas is being sued over a new law for social media platforms, and FedEx completes its first fully autonomous vehicle delivery. It’s all the

Published on: September 24th, 2021 Jori Negin-Shecter

Hashtag Trending September 21- iOS 15; Facebook pushes back on WSJ allegations; AI and real estate

Files from Jori Negin-Shecter Apple rolls out its brand new iOS 15, Facebook disputes Wall Street Journal allegations of toxicity, and AI is changing the real estate game. It’s all the tech news

Published on: September 21st, 2021 Samira Balsara

Hashtag Trending September 14- Apple VS Epic Games; Google employee allegations; Litecoin declines after fake news

Files from Jori Negin-Shecter Apple takes a hit after Epic Games App Store ruling, Google allegedly fires employees rather than providing benefits, and Walmart clears the air about a fake cryptocurrency report. It’s

Published on: September 14th, 2021 Samira Balsara

Hashtag Trending August 13 – Bill to stop tech giant in-app purchase control; Publishers accuse Facebook of taking content; Canada’s role in the chip shortage

U.S. Senators introduce a bill to stop Apple and Google’s control over in-app purchases, three Australian publishers are accusing Facebook of unfairly taking their content, and can Canada fill the chip shortage gap?

Published on: August 13th, 2021 Jori Negin-Shecter

Hashtag Trending, July 9 – Trump Sues Big Tech; Right-to-Repair Talk; Steve Wozniak Speaks Out

Donald Trump is suing a number of Big Tech companies, Major global leaders are making a push for the right-to-repair, and Steve Wozniak makes a powerful statement. It’s all the biz/tech news that’s

Published on: July 9th, 2021 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending, July 2 – Apple’s Remote Work Pushback; Sony’s PS3 Leak; Facebook hits $1 Trillion in Value

With Files from Jori Negin-Shecter Apple responds to employee requests for remote work, Sony’s PlayStation 3 Console experiences a major leak, and Facebook’s stock value soars after a court decision. It’s all the

Published on: July 2nd, 2021 Tom Li

Hashtag Trending, June 30, 2021 – Apple employee body cameras; Tech Company HR policies, Shopify Unite 2021

Apple is making its employees wear body cameras, tech companies across Canada revamp HR policies and Shopify hosts its annual Shopify Unite event. It’s all the biz/tech news that’s popular right now. Welcome

Published on: June 30th, 2021 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending, June 18, 2021- Apple bans LGBTQ+ apps in some countries; Four day work weeks work?; Senators propose the ‘Unsubscribe Act’

Apple is allowing the ban of LGBTQ+ apps in 152 countries according to a new report, some tech companies are adopting a four day work week and actually seeing some real benefits, and

Published on: June 18th, 2021 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending, June 9, 2021 – Fastly’s Major Outage; Apple Talks EV Batteries; Tech’s Firms Shifting

With files from Jori Negin-Shecter A Fastly server error takes down huge swaths of the web, rumblings on Apple’s Electric Vehicle batteries continue to emerge, and Tech Firms are changing the way they

Published on: June 9th, 2021 Alex Coop